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Mary Catherine Gordon, American Author. Recipient Kafka prize for Fiction, 1979, 82.

Background

Gordon, Mary Catherine was born on December 8, 1949 in Long Island, New York, United States. Daughter of David and Anna (Gagliano) Gordon.

Education

Bachelor, Barnard College, New York, 1971. Master of Arts, Syracuse University, New York, 1973. Doctor (honorary), Belmont Abbey College, 1984.

Doctor (honorary), Assumption College, 1988. Doctor (honorary), State University of New York New Paltz, 1989. Doctor (honorary), St. Xavier University, 1994.

Doctor (honorary), Siena College, 1997. Doctor (honorary), Skidmore College, 1997.

Career

Teacher English, Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1974-1978;teacher English, Amherst (Massachusetts) College, 1979-1980;teacher English, Barnard College, since 1988.

Works

Connections

Married James Brain, 1974 (divorced). Married Arthur Cash, 1979. Children: Anna Gordon, David Dess Gordon.

father:
David Gordon

mother:
Anna (Gagliano) Gordon

spouses:
James Brain

Arthur Cash

children:
Anna Gordon

David Dess Gordon